3.2. Engine Start

[The following example is based on the start of a two engine Aeroplane. If your Aeroplane is equipped with more or less than two engines adjust the procedure accordingly.]

The engine start is done as a memorized series of coordinated actions by the Pilot. Although an "Engine Start Check" is published, it is not carried out in the same manner as other checks, but as a procedure. The abbreviated "Engine Start Check" is found in the checklist. The procedure follows.

ENGINE START CHECK
  • Beacon — On
  • Mixture — Rich
  • Propeller — High RPM
  • Throttle — Closed
  • Fuel Pump — On
  • Throttle Advanced — As Required
  • Prop Area — Clear
  • Ignition — Start
  • Engine Instruments — Monitor ( Oil pressure and Temperature )
Engine Start Procedure

* ENGINE START CHECK — Multi Engine (Pilot)

Pilot

Engines — Clear
  • Check engine clear on PF side and confirm clear with ground personnel if available.
  • Call out"Number x engine clear."
START SELECT Switch — Select #2
  • Arm number 2 engine start.
  • - Select START SELECT Switch to #2 and observe STARTER switchlight illuminates.
STARTER Switchlight — Press
  • Initiate number 2 engine start.
  • - "Starting Number 2."
  • - Press STARTER switchlight.
Condition Lever (___-___% NH) — START/FEATHER
  • Initiate fuel flow at ___% to ___% NH.
  • - "Fuel On."
  • - Select Number 2 condition lever to START/FEATHER.
Fuel Flow — Confirm

Confirm fuel flow.

  • - Confirm positive fuel flow
  • - no minimum rate is established.
  • - If fuel flow confirmed call "Fuel Flow."
ITT — Indication within 10 seconds
  • Confirm ITT rise within 10 seconds.
  • - If ITT rise confirmed call "ITT."
  • - Monitor ITT limits.
  • - If no ITT rise within 10 seconds, or if ITT/NH stabilizes at abnormally low values, call "Failed Start" and initiate applicable procedure.
Oil Pressure — Indication
  • Confirm oil pressure.
  • - If oil pressure rise confirmed call "Oil Pressure."
  • NOTE
    Minimum oil pressure by completion of engine spool-up during start is ___ PSI. If ___ PSI is not reached by end of spool-up engine must be shut down.
Hydraulic Pressure — Indication
  • Confirm Hydraulic Pressure.
  • - If hydraulic pressure confirmed call "Hydraulic Pressure."
Engine Start — Complete









 
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